The New Appeal for Boomers

Age-restricted communities continue to make up a large segment of the housing market. Because of the changing needsand desires of the Boomer market, newer active adult communities have taken on a different flavor. There are 76 million Baby Boomers in the nation, and they don’t want...

Boomer Housing Trends

Boomer tradition is to sell their oversized suburban home and move to a new home for their new stage of life. While this remains constant, their priorities are changing. What’s important to Boomers? Before even considering retirement, boomers have a desire to own their home, free and...

What Makes a Perfect Boomer Retirement Lifestyle?

Most boomers are now in the planning stages of their retirement and are wondering in the process what lifestyle is truly important to them. BoomerCafe.com and BoardroomMetrics.com defined some absolute “must haves” for a truly satisfying retirement lifestyle. Naturally, all retirees crave happiness in their post-career...

Retirement is Changing

Retirement is different today, and so are retirees. What are they looking for in retirement? CNN recently posted a study of the best places to go for each of today’s Boomer retirement trends. As the country's 78 million baby boomers reach the official age of seniority, they're...

Retirement Age Goes Up by Seven Years

The recent Gallup's annual Economy and Personal Finance survey conducted revealed that the average nonretired American now expects to retire at age 67, up from age 63 a decade ago and age 60 in the mid-1990s. Today's younger nonretirees are more optimistic about being able to...

Will Boomers Reshape the Housing Market Once Again?

Baby Boomers used to be one of the largest targeted demographic groups in the housing industry. As their retirement funds diminished over the past few years, many were forced to work longer before considering a retirement home or community, which put them in a limbo...

Shift in Buyer Wants and Needs

Aging boomers are reluctant to sell their homes for two reasons. One, they may be in trouble with their mortgages and are waiting for the market to rebound and two, they are healthier than their parents’ generation and will likely delay the move to retirement...

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